Shahid Afridi, Fawad Alam Frontrunners for Pakistan T20 Captain Race

The Pakistan Cricket Board has backed both Shahid Afridi and Faward Alam for the post of Pakistan T20 skipper.

updated: September 08, 2014 20:03 IST
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Shahid Afridi (R) is a strong contender to be Pakistan's T20 skipper.

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Karachi: While Shahid Afridi and Fawad Alam have emerged as frontline candidates to be named as the national Twenty20 captain this week, confusion reigns on whether Misbah-ul-Haq will be retained as skipper of the one-day squad.

The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan has not helped matters by adding to the confusion with his statements on the Misbah captaincy issue.

While Shaharyar has been insisting that he believed in continuity and stability in team matters and the captaincy but in same breath he has said that the captaincy issue would be discussed at the next meeting of the Governing Board which will decide the future course of action.

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